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M5 Northbound closed after lorry fire

The main carriageway of the M5 Northbound is closed at Junction 11 in Gloucestershire after a lorry carrying a large amount of timber caught fire last night.

Traffic is being diverted via exit and entry slip roads.


No trains between Weston-super-Mare and Taunton

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Services are at a stand on CrossCountry and Great Western Railway between Weston-super-mare and Taunton due to person hit by a train.

Tickets being accepted on GWR services.

Trains in both directions are subject to delays or diversions via Westbury adding up to 90 minutes to journey times.

Three arrested following crash into historic Wiltshire bridge

Police have made three arrests following a burglary and subsequent damage to Bradford-on Avon's ancient Town Bridge.

In the early hours of 3 October, a burglary took place in Leigh Park Road and a Mercedes was stolen. This vehicle was later found crashed into the 14th century pack horse bridge, causing extensive damage to the Grade 1 Listed landmark.

Today, three men, aged 22, 26 and 35 all from the local area, have been arrested on suspicion of burglary and have been taken to Melksham custody.

Work to repair the bridge is aready underway Credit: ITV West Country

Officers from the community policing team have carried out a robust investigation in to this incident which was no doubt distressing for the victims.

Their hard work, combined with community intelligence, has today resulted in the arrest of three people on suspicion of burglary.

A number of electronic items stolen during the burglary have also been recovered. Our enquiries continue.

– Acting Inspector Louis McCoy, Wiltshire Police
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